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Full text of "Gadaba"

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4.1.    Ending with/ - n/



diye : n -f e : n = diye : ne : n = houses.



: n + e : n = tona : n e ; n = sister,

wo : n 4- e : a = onuwo : n e : E = Children.



4.2.    /-nil/



If the end                / B/is followed by / u/, the/ u



Is                                  the                    / en/



: EH + e : n =          : ae : n



: nu -f e : a =            : n



o : nil -f e : 0       = o : se : n



4.3.   The            process   has an exception in the plura!



/ n/ is not lathe



end                fo1 lowed by /u,



e : n =         : a



5,1. /-ne : n/



AH   the other   conns               do    not end in / n/



/ n+vowel/ take /-ne : n/ as the plural suffix.



+ ne : n = kirinine : n

sulo : + ne : n = Solo : ne : n



Sopiy -f ne : n = Sopiy ne : n



bire : 1 + ne : n = bire : 1 ne : n



5.2,   Exception :  k : runu 4- ne : n = runu ne : n



This is the only word which found its plural with /nc:n/

instead of /e : n/ and did not drop / u/,



6.    Some phonetic changes while adding the plural suffixes.



6.1.   If the end / i/ is preceded either by a nasal or by a

cluster, no phonetic change occurs.



gimi + ne ; n = gimi ne : n



kirini -f ne : n = kirinine : n                           .



sinri + ne : n = sierine : n



guddi + ne : n = guddine : n



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